The fear factor has been exacerbated by a recent spate of sexual assaults in the park.
Police are canvassing a neighborhood in Queens and handing out flyers in hopes of finding a suspect wanted for sexually attacking six women since 2011.
According to police, the attacker struck his 69-year-old victim with a stun gun — but didn’t fire.
According to police, the attacker struck his 69-year-old victim with a stun gun – but didn’t fire – around 4:30 p.m. on August 26 near Myrtle Avenue and Forest Park Road in Forest Park. He knocked her to the ground and then sexually assaulted her, police said.
The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying and tracking down a suspect wanted in connection with a rape that took place in Forest Park on Monday.
A man struck the 69-year-old victim with a stun gun — but didn’t fire — around 4:30 p.m. Monday in Forest Park, police said.
The man allegedly came up behind a woman in Forest Park in Woodhaven and tased her in the neck before sexually assaulting her.
A driver fleeing the scene of an accident in Queens Sunday afternoon slammed into a building just blocks away.
A man was walking his dog through Forest Park in Queens Sunday morning, when the dog came across a dead body.
The fire department responded to a call in Forest Park, Queens about a brush fire in the wooded area of the park at 5:54 on Saturday morning. When the firefighters arrived, they found a dead body in the park about 100 feet off the road.